L'Art de juger du caractere des homes sur leur ecriture, avec vingt-quatre planches representant les ecritures de divers personages celebres, gravees d'apres les originaux autographes. Nouvelle edition Augmentee.

HOCQUART, L.-J.-F.

Published by Saintin, Paris, 1816
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16mo. 78pp. With color frontispiece and 24 plates of handwriting samples from various personages. Contemporary calf back with paste paper boards. Some rubbing along the hinges. Pages clean. Contents include: "1. D'un essai sur l'art de juger les homes sur leurstyle; 2. Des ecritures de Louis XVI, de la reine Marie-Antoinette et du Dauphin, etc.; 3. D'un alphabet curieux des Sourds et Muets avec lequel on peut apprendre en quelques heures a converser avec eux." Includes material on sign language for deaf mutes. [Barbier I, 289 - citing the 1812 ed. Caillet 5197 - citing the 1812 and 1820 editions]. Bookseller Inventory # 000103

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Title: L'Art de juger du caractere des homes sur ...

Publisher: Saintin, Paris

Publication Date: 1816

Binding: Hardcover

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